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Ms. Nelms from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Word Work and Writing for All!

Help me give my students writing tools, letter stampers, writing prompts, writing/reading games, and writing journals for my Word Work and Writing centers

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come in everyday wanting to learning, craving to learn, even though it is challenging. I teach K-2nd special education. My students are from diverse backgrounds and have a range of educational needs. My students face many challenges on a daily basis including learning disabilities, emotional struggles, and attention deficits. Most of my students are English Language Learners and over 75% of the school population receives free lunch. My students learn best through engaging and rigorous hands-on experiences. I strive to create a nurturing, enriched learning environment where students feel empowered to workout their brain through working on challenging activities.

My Project

My students LOVE to learn, especially when they are given the opportunity to explore and learn with hands-on materials. You can catch my students doing this during Daily 5 time. Daily 5 provides my students with a chance to work independently on a variety of different reading and writing skills. This was the first year we implemented Daily 5. My students need more learning tools to meet all of their academic needs, which span across three different grade levels. The requested resources and activities will help to provide my students with writing, phonics, and sight word practice.

This will help strengthen their writing and reading skills, which will empower my students to read and write with confidence and build their stamina!

Ms. Nelms
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT755X - Snap & Build Sight-Words - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
EE590X - Roll & Read Phonics Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $75.00 1 $75.00
EE567 - Creating Sight-Word Sentences Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG184 - Sight-Word Daily Activity Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 1 $37.99
GG299 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
GG294 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
GG101 - Daily Language Practice Journal - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 7 $30.03
GG112 - Daily Language Practice Journal - Kindergarten • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 7 $30.03
EE821 - Picture It! Daily Comprehension Activities - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TT507 - Fishing for Sight-Words - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP421 - Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP420 - Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
HH437 - Blends & Digraphs Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
MN10 - Easy-Grip Triangular Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 2 $11.98
LA866BK - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 2 $10.98

Materials cost

$478.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.08

Total project goal

$607.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.18

7 Donors

-$336.93

Donations toward project cost

-$294.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

match offer

-$261.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$221.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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